Headlines Tagged with Japan — 2,108 headlines found
The figures reflect slow progress in the implementation of measures against secondhand smoke, despite growing calls to accommodate non-smokers ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Dec 10, 2014 Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Dec 10, 2014 11:59
A suprapartisan group of lawmakers is being formed to draft a new law to prevent secondhand smoking in public spaces ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics... Shigefumi Matsuzawa of Your Party, a small opposition force, proposed the new group an
Oct 11, 2014 Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 11, 2014 12:13
Japan’s smoking rate in 2014 fell below 20 percent for the first time since such statistics began in 1965, Japan Tobacco Inc. said Wednesday. The rate decreased for the 19th consecutive year to stand at 19.7 percent, down 1.2 percentage points from the
Jul 31, 2014 Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jul 31, 2014 17:19
About half of underage smokers admit to having borrowed a Taspo, the age-verification IC card used to purchase cigarettes from vending machines, to buy tobacco illegally, according to a recent survey.
Aug 25, 2013 Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Aug 26, 2013 16:53
Shareholders of Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914.TO) Friday voted down a set of proposals by a U.K.-based activist hedge fund, including a sharp dividend hike. The company, known as JT, has already expressed opposition to the proposals put forward by The Childre
Jun 21, 2013 4-traders.com (fr)
added Jun 21, 2013 10:27
Nearly 80 percent of respondents to a Cabinet Office survey think the legal age for drinking and smoking should remain at 20.
Sep 8, 2012 Japan Times (jp)
added Sep 18, 2012 01:51
Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914), Asia’s largest listed cigarette maker by market value, reported first-quarter profit rose 83 percent as it recovered some of the market share lost after last year’s earthquake.
Jul 30, 2012 Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 30, 2012 14:54
“Japan’s first hand-rolled cigarette bar”, Smoke Friends House, opened in Shibuya earlier this month with the hope of adding a little refinement to Japan’s smoking culture.
Jun 12, 2012 RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Jun 12, 2012 10:56
May 18, 2012 Reuters
added May 18, 2012 10:57
But in some places, that advantage may be going away. Japan and South Korea -- two critical markets for emerging tobacco technologies -- are considering raising the taxes on Philip Morris International Inc.’s heat-not-burn products, according to Exane B
Oct 12, 2017 Bloomberg News
added Oct 12, 2017 22:47